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Day of Tears

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5 out of 5
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Book Description

On March 2 and 3, 1859, the largest auction of slaves in American history took place in Savannah, Georgia. More than 400 slaves were sold. On the first day of the auction, the skies darkened and torrential rain began falling. The rain continued throughout the two days, stopping only when the auction had ended. The simultaneity of the rain storm with the auction led to these two days being call... More
Book Information
PublisherHyperion Juvenile
BindingPaperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages192
ISBN-10B002MAQSM0
Publication Date04/01/2007
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About Julius Lester (Author) : Julius Lester is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Julius Lester include Black Folktales, John Henry, Cupid: A Tale... more
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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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